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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (fire) + phonetic  – shine the light of a fire on.

Han character[edit]

(radical 86 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 日口火 (ARF), four-corner 67336)

  1. shine, illumine, reflect

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 677, character 36
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19226
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1089, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2221, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7167

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale jiu3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana てらし, romaji Terashi)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jo) (hangeul , revised jo, McCune-Reischauer cho, Yale co)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (yu4), zhào (zhao4), Wade-Giles 4, chao4)

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chiếu)